Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Avian flu has wiped out 50.54 million birds in the United States this year, making it the country’s deadliest outbreak in history, U.S. Department of Agriculture data showed on Thursday. The deaths of chickens, turkeys and other...
Leading pediatric medical professionals are asking President Joe Biden and the Department of Health and Human Services to declare an emergency over the surge of respiratory illnesses in children, including the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)...
A dangerous viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes has seemingly landed in Arizona. Earlier this week, health officials reported that a Maricopa County resident recently contracted dengue, while routine surveillance has found traces of the dengue...
Cholera has been detected in a Yarmouk River reservoir in northern Israel for the first time since a recent outbreak of the deadly disease in Lebanon and Syria, the Health Ministry announced on Friday. After the...
The Florida Health Department has reported 65 confirmed cases of Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacteria, and 11 deaths so far this year as of Friday. That compares to 34 cases and 10 deaths reported in 2021, and 36...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will begin screening travelers coming from Uganda for Ebola as an additional precaution aimed at trying to prevent an outbreak in the African country from spreading, the Biden administration said Thursday. There have been...
The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over. In fact, it shows signs of lingering for, well, a long time. But even as politicians and health authorities struggle with how, if at all, to keep addressing the current pandemic, scientists are already anticipating the next one. They’re scouring...
The Government has urged the public to keep watch for the Asian "predatory wasps" after bee experts confirmed the sighting of the terrifying insects in Essex. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) warned...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sharply rising cases of some sexually transmitted diseases — including a 26% rise in new syphilis infections reported last year — are prompting U.S. health officials to call for new prevention...
As temperatures hit 40C, German wasps became drawn to Britain's abundance of fermenting fruit, such as apples and pears, which these feared-for insects love to eat. The high sugar content in such foods ferments into alcohol, leaving the...